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Does the COVID-19 vaccine cause infertility?

Healthcare workers answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccines.

Joia Crear-Perry, MD, OB/GYN affirms that hundreds of millions of people have received vaccines around the world and there is no data to support that any of the COVID-19 vaccines cause infertility or impact future fertility.

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The COVID vaccine does not cause infertility, we have data to support that. We’ve now had hundreds of millions of people receive vaccines around the world. And so, we know that they do not cause infertility and they don’t impact your ability have, become pregnant in the future

In fact, I have a 28-year-old daughter and I was so excited that she got vaccinated. I want to make sure that she preserves her future ability to maintain a pregnancy. And so, the best way for me to protect my daughter was to ensure that she’s vaccinated.

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